Tag: frivolous lawsuits
FHBA: Frivolous Lawsuits Driving Home Builders Out of Work Across Florida
The Florida Homes Builders Association (FHBA) stressed these types of lawsuits are putting many contractors and subcontractors out of business.
Business, Medical Groups Ask Ron DeSantis for Executive Order Protecting Healthcare Providers from Frivolous...
The groups asked DeSantis to issue an executive order on the matter and provided him with a model he could use.
Florida Doesn’t Make Top 10 Judicial Hellholes But It’s on the Watch List
Bill Herrle, the Florida executive director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), weighed in on the report on Wednesday when he spoke at Small Business Day at the Capitol in Tallahassee, noting “Floridians lose out on billions of dollars in income, and over a hundred thousand jobs are lost each year due to lawsuits.”
Florida’s Business Community Eyeing Tort Reform
At the panel forum, the NFIB and the FSHCC cited the high cost of frivolous lawsuits in Florida, pointing to a recent report from Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse. The report estimates the impact of excessive tort costs on Florida economy’s to be around $7.6 billion annually in direct costs.